Sandstone Stories

Step Back in Time and Discover Australia’s History of the Sandstone Wonders

Discover the stories of hardship, triumph, loss, and love with our top picks of history spots of the Sandstone Wonders region. As the plains of the western landscape open, so does the sense of wonder. The mind finds it easy to trace back and think about life as it was for our ancestors, and for the first descendants of this country that we all now call home. When we immerse ourselves in history, there is usually something tangible that will accompany it to spark the imagination. Want to step back in time and relive the lives of yesteryear? Or perhaps you want to show the kids what life was like way back when. Join us as we take you on a journey of what not to miss when exploring the Queensland outback yard.

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Top 7 Places for Water Sports in the Sandstone Wonders

Fishing Taroom River

If you’re looking for an adventure in Outback Queensland, and wish to get your feet – or line – wet, then dive into our top 7 places for all things water sports. Grab the fishing rod, kayak, SUP, canoe, snorkels and tinny and get set for a wet and wild adventure. From top fishing spots to lazing about in the kayak, the Sandstone Wonders region has something for everyone.

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Top 7 Lookouts of the Sandstone Wonders in Central Queensland

Discovering the fringes of South East Outback Queensland can lead to some wonderful photographic opportunities. To fully understand the diversity of the Sandstone Wonders region, it’s best to pick out a few vantage points. There is nothing quite like a good lookout that proves a truly breathtaking view and the Sandstone Wonders offer many of these. From soaring sandstone cliffs to deeply carved ancient valleys, we guarantee a whole new perspective when making your way through our Top 7 Lookouts in the region.

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Everything you need to know about the Moura Coal & Country Festival

Each year in August the community of Moura come together to host the Moura Country & Coal Festival. This week-long unique festival experience is a must-do for any traveller, caravanner, community member or past resident. A mining and rural community through to the core, the Coal and Country Festival is the feature annual event. Coal and Country stokes the heat on week-long fun.

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Everything you need to know about the Thangool Cup

It may be the Melbourne Cup that stops the whole nation, but we guarantee that the Thangool Cup will have you reminiscing for months to come. Held annually each September, the Thangool Cup is a great day out for all ages. There is no better way to immerse yourself in a (unique) day of the country life than planning your trip to experience the regions most talked about event. Never heard of the Thangool Cup? Rest assured – we’ve got you covered. Read on for all you need to know.

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